In celebration of the Chinese New Year, Mandarin Oriental, Boston honors its Asian heritage with a selection of special offerings inspired by the Year of the Earth Pig.
2019 Reunion Dinners
Exclusively at Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston, Reunion Dinners will be offered for the first time this lunar new year. In February, Chinese families travel from near and far to reunite and celebrate with loved ones and there’s no better way to bond than over symbolic dishes representing good luck and prosperity. The Happiness Reunion Dinner features six family-style dishes including a Prosperity Soup; deshelled lobster with ginger scallion over longevity noodles; squirrel fish with seasonal fruit; and sirloin steak with mashed Chinese broccoli, Szechuan peppercorn sauce and fried rice. This is available for USD 1,288 for 10 guests, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
The Prosperity Reunion Dinner includes six plated courses including a pumpkin purèe with abalone, sea cucumber and fish maw; suckling pig bao with cucumber, scallion and scratch hoisin sauce; and filet mignon with red date demi-glace, warm vegetable salad and fried rice. This is available for USD 1,688 for 10 guests, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
Both dinner options, available from January 18 to February 18, 2019, will be hosted in a private event space within the hotel and commence with a Chinese delicacies sampler. Bookings can be made by contacting +1 (617) 603 2955 or emailing Marcel Li at email@example.com.
Year of the Earth Pig Hotel Package
The Year of the Earth Pig hotel package features luxurious overnight accommodations and a special welcome amenity symbolizing a year of good fortune.
Valid February 5, 2019 through February 24, 2020, The Year of the Earth Pig package includes:
One night of tranquil accommodations
A good fortune inspired welcome amenity
One Oriental Qi treatment at the Spa
Breakfast for two in Bar Boulud
Rates start at USD 895 per night exclusive of tax and gratuities and a seven-day advance booking is required. The package is subject to availability and terms and conditions do apply. For reservations, please call +1 (617) 535 8880 or visit http://www.mandarinoriental.com/boston/hotel-offers/.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston Celebrates the Chinese Lunar Year of the Earth Pig
Guests who book a treatment at The Five-Star Spa from February 5 to 19, 2019 will enjoy a unique arrival experience with a Tray of Togetherness. The Tray of Togetherness is a platter of edibles and sweets that families traditionally use to welcome visiting guests around the Lunar New Year.
The signature Oriental Qi treatment will also be highlighted throughout the month of February. A simple, effective and authentic spa experience, this relaxing hands-on body massage works on the energy of the meridians’ while using the benefits of essential oils. This treatment uses Mandarin
Oriental’s signature product line which was developed exclusively by the award-winning UK based Aromatherapy Associates, created according to the oriental principles of five elements: wood, fire, earth, metal and water.
Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea
Timelessly elegant and classically refined, the Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston offers an Asian-inspired Afternoon Tea in the comfort of the hotel’s Lobby Lounge. Exclusively available through February 24, 2019, in honor of the Chinese New Year, the experience begins with a Champagne toast, followed by an aromatic presentation of five natural, loose leaf tea blends and a tiered Asian wheel adorned with an assortment of sweet and savory bites. For USD 78 per person, menu items include Bai Yu, Cucumber and Tofu Sandwich, Dan Ta, Egg Tarts, and more.
Chinese New Year Afternoon Tea is served daily from 1pm to 6pm. Reservations are recommended and can be made by contacting +1 (857) 400 2062 or firstname.lastname@example.org or via EventBrite. The Lobby Lounge is open to entertain 25 seated guests or a reception for up to 50.
Chinese New Year Festive Hampers
Traditional New Year Hampers, which are classic Asian gift baskets, are available for purchase for the Year of the Earth Pig, featuring treats including a Chinese egg roll and traditional rice cake. Individual gifts including a panda chopstick gift set and traditional rice wine are also available. These are perfect and meaningful treats to show appreciation for friends, colleagues and family members. Those born in the Year of the Pig receive an exclusive 25 percent discount with valid identification. The festive goodies are on display in the Lobby Lounge and can be ordered by contacting +1 (857) 400-2062 or email@example.com.
Chinese New Year at Bar Boulud, Boston
Guests born in the Year of the Pig (with valid identification ) can enjoy a complimentary appetizer or dessert at Bar Boulud, the French-inspired bistro and oyster bar from internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud, through February 24, 2019, excluding February 14, 2019.
Chef Daniel Boulud will also join the Chinese New Year celebration on February 7, 2019, with a special appearance in the Bar Boulud kitchen during dinner service, presenting market specials with an Asian twist. Reservations can be made by contacting +1 (617) 535 8800 or at www.barboulud.com/boston.
About Mandarin Oriental, Boston
An intimately luxurious hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Boston combines classic New England elegance with refined Oriental touches to create one of the most distinctive hospitality experiences in the region. Awarded both Forbes Five-Stars and AAA Five-Diamonds, Mandarin Oriental, Boston features 148 of the city’s most spacious guestrooms and suites, exquisite meeting and event facilities and legendary personalized service. Hotel amenities include Massachusetts’ only holistic Five-Star awarded spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center and our signature restaurant Bar Boulud, a French-inspired bistro and wine bar from internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud. A short 15-minute drive from Logan International Airport, Mandarin Oriental, Boston connects guests to the city’s finest shopping, cultural venues and business institutions from its prime location in the heart of Boston’s chic Back Bay on Boylston Street.
About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 47 hotels representing 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 21 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 16 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 17 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.